[lm-sensors] lm-sensors 3.1.0 has been released!

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Sun Mar 1 14:10:46 CET 2009

On Sun, 1 Mar 2009 11:28:00 +0100, Jean Delvare wrote:
> Hi all,
> Yesterday evening I released lm-sensors 3.1.0 as planned. The numbering
> reflects the presence of significant changes in this release:
> * Completely reworked sensors-detect. Support for Linux 2.4 was
>   dropped, devices probe order was reverted (integrated sensors first,
>   I2C/SMBus chips last), bus driver names are retrieved from sysfs, bus
>   number prediction was fixed, modules we loaded ourselves are unloaded.
>   The script is significantly smaller, and smarter.
> * Improvements to libsensors. Circular dependencies in the
>   configuration file are detected and dealt with, and more importantly,
>   support for multiple configuration files was added. This is an important
>   step in the direction of automatic lm-sensors configuration. Also some
>   performance and memory usage improvements. Support for instantaneous
>   power sensors and current sensors.
> * The format of /etc/sysconfig/lm_sensors was changed. The new format
>   is easier to edit, which will ease integration with external tools.
>   Use the included script sysconfig-lm_sensors-convert to convert from
>   the old to the new format.
> * New default sensors.conf file. Much lighter, with only always-correct
>   statements. Big performance boost, and hopefully less confusion for
>   the user.
> * And as usual, random fixes to all tools.

Phil, please copy the 2 files to your mirror.

Jean Delvare

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